Here is an article with rich visual images around the subject of farmers’ challenges with moneylenders and the sad legacy of their plight.
This New York Times article looks at issues related to debt, finance, the pressures of commercial farming, rural challenges. Many of you will find some helpful research here.
This is an issue that cuts across several topics – gender, health, economics, and labor. Read more: Rolling in the Deep.
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